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Sunday Afternoon Quick Hits

We're deep into the weekend and I'm sure not every item on your list of things to do has been checked off yet, so, rather than waste your time, I'll get right down to business and let you know what you need to know.  

Over the course of the three-game weekend series with Georgia, Wildcat right fielder Colin Cowherd went three for 13 at the plate and batted in five runs.  Wait a minute . . . that's Collin Cowgill, not Colin Cowherd?  Truly my bad.

College football is about tradition and I know a lot of people who embrace the "Cocktail Party" label but never drink anything stronger than bottled water when they are in Jacksonville.  Like the "Red River Shootout" or the "Backyard Brawl," the "Cocktail Party" is part of college football's nomenclature.  These traditions make college football the greatest game in the world.  

The problems that led to the death of two students during the Georgia-Florida weekend are real and tragic.  But symbolism isn't going to make those kids safe.  Alcohol education and awareness on campus would be a good place to start.  Taking a zero tolerance approach to public intoxication would help.  And while you're at it, get the Jacksonville people to get a handle on that Friday night mob scene at The Landing.  A lot of problems start---or finish---there.

Precisely.  I don't defend pregame drinking, but Il Duce is taking the politician's approach of substituting public relations gestures for meaningful solutions to actual problems.  

Here at Dawg Sports, we give extra credit for working in an '80s-era Kathleen Turner reference.

As soon as Peter Billingsley released his list of the top 200 college football teams of all time, Braves & Birds washed his mouth out with soap and lectured him on the dangers of shooting his eye out with a Red Ryder B.B. gun.

That's all you need to know as you enjoy the rest of your Sunday afternoon.  

Go 'Dawgs!